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Infiniti FX35, Infiniti FX45, Infiniti FX50, SUV
#1454 of 1807 New FX35 owner, yay!
Feb 07, 2009 (6:49 pm)
After 2 weeks of research and talking with all dealers in the San Francisco bay area, I found an good acceptable deal at Pleasanton Infiniti from a great internet sales rep which I had to take because my G35 is just a tad small for long trips and family.
FX35 AWD 2009 Platinum Graphite/graphite
with Premium/Navigation/splash guards/illuminated step
Invoice ~44,962 (price I bought it at before tax, 5000 below MSRP)
I took the 1.9% APR financing from Infiniti so the price could've been even lower if I paid cash like UMD. There's a $3000 Infiniti to dealer incentive if you pay cash--make sure you negotiate at invoice minus 3000! I wouldn't pay anything over invoice in this economy for any car! Other dealers quoted me 49000/47000/46000 but Pleasanton in the first quote gave me invoice price; talk about haggle free shopping, the way it should be.
All local dealers have overstock and I see few customers, which is much the same with the real estate market. It is a great time to buy if you can.
#1455 of 1807 Re: FX 35 nice price [billri]
Feb 07, 2009 (7:43 pm)
never talked lease... I told them straight up that I was going to pay cash and wanted an out-the-door price.
#1456 of 1807 Re: Is this a good deal? [msu79gt82]
Feb 09, 2009 (9:52 pm)
So you got $1300 below Edmunds listed invoice price from a Houston dealer? Which one, if you don't mind me asking?
Feb 13, 2009 (7:50 am)
Here is a lease deal I was quoted from fleet sales at Santa Monica Infiniti:
2009 FX AWD w/ Premium, Navigation and Deluxe touring - MSRP: $51,435
They will lease the vehicle to me at invoice price $47,045 for 39 months. $1,725.00 due at signing. Monthly payment of $537.00 + tax. (totals $581.00 in my county)
I am not bothering to list the money factor, residual, etc. She is using the latest programs offered by Infiniti which are listed here in a previous post. This includes the $2,000 customer loyalty discount since I am a current Infiniti lease holder.
#1459 of 1807 Cash purchase, Washington DC area
Feb 22, 2009 (5:29 pm)
We just bought a 2009 FX35 AWD, liquid platinum/graphite, with premium, navigation, deluxe touring, roof rail cross bars, cargo organizer and splash guards. MSRP was $53,010, invoice was $48,448, bought for $3000 under invoice at $45,448, plus a $99 dealer fee. It was a cash purchase. To close the gap on our trade-in, they also threw in their dealer "appearance package" (rubber floor mats and an emergency kit) and the first oil change. The dealer was Jim Colman Infiniti in Bethesda, MD. A very smooth purchase, highly recommended.
I also got an identical quote for any FX35 on the lot by email from Sheehy Infiniti in Annapolis, MD, but they didn't have a color/option combination on the lot that we wanted. They were extremely responsive and eager to please by email.
#1460 of 1807 Re: Cash purchase, Washington DC area [chazas]
Feb 25, 2009 (12:36 pm)
Im looking at the FX35 from Jim Coleman Infiniti as well. I plan on getting it with the Tech, Nav, deluxe, and Premium Package. We plan on paying in cash. Do you have any idea what i should be expecting with this downturn in the economy??
Ive been looking at a few of the dealers in town and I really dont know what price i should haggle to
#1461 of 1807 Re: Cash purchase, Washington DC area [goldendragon18]
Feb 26, 2009 (3:34 pm)
You shouldn't pay any higher than I did a few days ago, $3000 under invoice ($3000 is the cash incentive the dealer has until, I think, March 2??). You can get invoice pricing here on this site for the car with those options in the "new cars" section. They might even go lower than that - one dealer suggested to me that he might when I was on the phone with him while driving a car from another dealer. But I never got actual numbers from him, he may have just been blowing smoke to get me there.
Feb 28, 2009 (7:55 pm)
I bought a 2008 FX35 brand new last month, and it has been a nightmare. The car was very shaky on the highway and I sent it back to the dealer. They told me the tires were not balanced (!!!) and they balanced the tires for me. Still, the car was shaky and some parts began to rattle. I sent it to another dealer and they told me it turned out there were some problems on the brakes and they changed the brake rotors and pads (my car was less than 700 miles by then and how could the first dealer miss this problem!!!). Now I still feel the car is shaky on the highway. Even on very smooth roads I can feel the steering wheel and the seats shaking. It is just very different from any other car I have driven). I know FX35 has a hard suspension, so I am not sure if this is normal with FX35 (I really don't think so) or there is still something wrong with my car. Can somebody let me know what to do? Thanks!
Btw, I bought the car on Jan 17, and the dealer changed the purchasing date to Dec 31 last year without telling me. Guess they changed the purchase date to get more bonus for last year. I will report it to Infiniti customer service.
#1463 of 1807 Re: help [cramerl]
Mar 02, 2009 (6:54 am)
Do you have the FX35 sport suspension? I have an 08 FX35 base model and the ride is not shaky at all. In fact, it is extremely smooth and many people who have ridden in it make comments about the comfortable ride. I think if you notice any shakiness at all something is wrong and the dealership that sold you the car should fix it. You should ask to take another 08 out for a drive that is on their lot and compare to yours. That way you can get a better idea if it is just yours or a normal feeling.